Drag Make Up with Yoann (Base and Contour)

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Love Drag makeup but have no idea where to start?

Been watching a lot of Drag Race lately?

Keen to channel the makeup stylings of Sasha Velour, Kim Chi or Violet Chachki?

Well, Yoann, the Melbourne based makeup queen, performance artist and queer legend is here for you!

Come and learn the key basics to create your perfect drag look!

No experience needed.

Come get cute with Yoann and Laneway Learning!

This is part of a 4 series workshop with drag star Yoann which will explore all elements of drag makeup! Feel free to come to one workshop or all 4!

What we will cover?

In this lesson we will learn how to:

  • How to apply foundation so it stays on all night
  • How to create beautiful illusions using contour
  • How to sculpt your face using contour, blush and highlighter 

What to bring

If you already own some makeup feel free to bring along and you will be able to practice the techniques you learn.

But no need to purchase any if you don’t already own them. 

Yoann will give you lots of advice on cheap makeup options to help you when you decide to buy.

  • Foundation 
  • Cream contour
  • Lighter concealer 
  • Powder highlight
  • Powder contour
  • Pink/orange or red lipstick or cream blush
  • Pink/orange or red powder blush
  • Contour brush
  • Fluffy eye blending brushes
  • Fluffy blush brush

Your teacher will also be providing you with:

  • Makeup wipes
  • Sponges
  • Cotton tips

Who will be teaching? 

Yoann Pareja (he/him), also known as Yvon Raphael is a melbourne based queer performer and makeup artist.

Having worked in the makeup industry for over 5 years, their relationship with makeup is both experimental and professional.

Yoann’s biggest inspirations are the strong independent feminine humans in their life, as well as the underground queer culture.

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